Tag Archives: Big Data

The Road to Big Data

Big Data is big buzz.  We hear questions all the time from our existing and prospective clients that follow along the lines of:

  • What do you consider Big Data?
  • I don’t think we have Big Data, do you?
  • What could we do with our data?
  • Is the ROI on data analytics worth it?
  • Can we quantify the costs and financial returns?

In essence:  What is the business value of our information and is it worth tapping?

An organization’s information asset does not suddenly become valuable.  For the most part, the size or age of data does not achieve a threshold where it immediately gains a…

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So, you’re going to implement Big Data . . .

Big Data is all the rage right now.  And, for good reason – there are more and more success stories related to Big Data readily available.

There could be even more success stories if the implementation teams explicitly focus on the people and organizational considerations of these initiatives.

Big Data projects are designed to leverage more of the data (both unstructured and structured) that is available – with the goal of driving true business benefit from this data.  In other words, turn “data” into business transforming “information”.

As you’re working to implement yo…

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Cloud Computing Today and Tomorrow

Cloud Computing is all the buzz.  The attached presentation shows how we got here, where we are now, and what the future may hold in the realm of Cloud Computing.  This slide deck was adapted and presented several times to diverse audiences including IT Professionals, Students, Public Sector Professionals, Scientists and Engineers.

The tone of these presentations was, for the most part, anecdotal.  This information is based on our experience as both a Cloud Provider and Consumer.  The presentation was intended to be visual and not bullet point oriented. Some notes on the progressio…

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